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. during happy hour. the fbi says adel daoud had been praying to kill as many people as possible before he parked a jeep cherokee that he thought was full of explosives, just after 7:00 p.m. friday. they said he got out of the car, walked a block away from the bar and began squeezing on a trigger that he thought would detonate a car bomb. but the bomb was a fake. it was a sting and the fbi put him in handcuffs. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegations. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought, never would i have thought that this is the way his mind was going. >> reporter: fbi officials say daoud came to their attention last october after he allegedly began posting violent messages on the internet. a few months later, fbi undercover agents posing as radicals contacted daoud online. discussions allegedly began without waging jihad here. by the summer after, daoud was put in contact with another undercover agent posing as a terrorist based in new york. he allegedly began planning an
clinton are expected to make remarks at andrews later this afternoon. a team of fbi agents is on the way to libya to help with the investigation there. four people have been arrested for the attacks at the u.s. consulate. >> abc-seven will have your coverage throughout the day to day on air and on line. for instant updates turn to wjla.com. >> a man convicted of trying to bomb the u.s. capitol building has now been sentenced to 30 years in prison. amine el-khalifi was arrested in february in an fbi sting operation. he was offered martyrdom payments of $30,000 a month for his family if he carried through with the attack. >> police are doing everything they can to find amber stanley. >> the murder case still a mystery. this afternoon and all morning long, police have been going around area shopping centers coffee shops grocery stores, passing out these fires. they're even going to hold a community meeting on the 26 of this month trying to break this case. >> somebody saw something somewhere, at some point. >> police are trying hard to find that someone. today, they're armed with fliers wal
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. hundreds of people protested outside the u.s. consulate in sydney. fbi officials investigating the killings in been gauzy -- in benghazy have postponed the visit to libya until the violence subsides. protesters are raging over how an anti-islam film that this american filmmaker put out. he has been interviewed by authorities. in his weekly address, president obama promised to justice for those who killed u.s. ambassador to bolivia chris stevens and three other americans at the consulate. >> there's never any been ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans at the consulate. >> there's never any excuse for violence. so long as i am commander in chief, the united states will never tolerate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> some say that tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate. i was given enough details of this by witnesses. >> they have no evidence that the attack was premeditated. but the scene of the first protest gives hope that other demonstrations will follow suit. >> that here at home, it has been nearly three weeks since the maryland teenager was foun
is on to find the killers and bring them to justice. and george, abc news has confirmed that the fbi, which has been dispatched to libya to lead the investigation, has not even reached benghazi yet, 16 days after the attack, largely due to safety concerns. now, officials worry, by the time the officials from the fbi get to the site, it will have been picked clean, george. >> such a dangerous situation right now. okay, jake, thank you. >>> and at the united nations today, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took place with a new and pretty low tech prop. you see that drawing of a bomb, designed to make his point that iran's nuclear program must be stopped before the moment next year where they'll be able to build a bomb. he argued that iran will back down if the world tries a clear red line. >>> and today, the nation's top doctors at the centers for disease control sounded the alarm about this year's flu season, which starts next month. they urged every american to consider getting a flu shot, saying that even though last year's season was mild, this year's could be, quote, unpredictable.
. >> reporter: fbi agents from the new york office will soon be arriving in libya to assist in the investigation. >>> and a top foreign policy adviser to republican mitt romney appears to be blaming president obama for the deadly middle east protests. richard williamson tells this morning's "washington post" that with a, quote, president romney, you'd be in a different situation. williamson also directed the criticism to the president's response to the attacks this week. but in an interview with george stephanopoulos, candidate romney now seems to be backing away. >> it was not directly applicable and appropriate for the setting. i think it should have been taken down. and apparently, the white house felt the same way. >> reporter: when the president says, you shoot first and aim later. >> this is politics. i'm not going to worry about the campaign. >> you can see george's entire interview with mitt romney later on "good morning ameri." >>> the man who wrote, produced and directed the film is in hiding now this morning, fearing for his life. nakoula has been a drug manufacturer and scam artist.
a car bomb in downtown chicago appears in federal court today. fbi investigators say the teenager parked a jeep cherokee outside a bar friday night and walked away squeezing what he thought was the trigger. he was busted as part of an fbi sting. undercover agents say they gave him plenty of chances to abandon the plan. but say he was determined to go forward. >>> president obama and republican hopeful mitt romney hit the campaign trail again today. after a week largely focused on the latest violence in the middle east. expect an uptick in the war of word over everything from trade with china to immigration, and of course, the economy. here is abc's karen travers. >> reporter: so far the economy has dominated the race for the white house. but last week, a rare detour in the foreign policy after the deadly attack in libya that left an american ambassador dead and the violent protests across the middle east. mitt romney slammed the obama administration's policies in the region. >> the world need american leadership, the middle east needs american leadership. >> reporter: the president told
? >> can i finish? take a little while to whatout exactly happened. we apparently don't even knoww the fbi has not figured out mobher there really was a eloited, or was it by al qaeda or some other -- think it may be some -- or not? >> evan? >> don't thi t therere's any conspiracy here. think it does take time to it.re out who did they would love to kill the person who did it and they will. >> you want to read a great book cage executitive? "ike's bluff," by evanan thomas. >> great review in "the new york times." too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to ycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion by how many people are able to get off
in prison. he was arrested in february with an fbi sting. >> anti-u.s. intentions are rising across the middle east. fast food restaurants have become targets. the bodies of those in this libya attack have returned home. we will continue the coverage of violence overseas. and what else is coming out at 6:30. he will and the week with a look of the week. >> the somber day, those images. more marines being sent overseas. our teams now reporting behind the white house and the state department. >> and i have a new installment in america. >> could the next million dollar there in youright home? how many times have we asked ourselves if we can look around. >> every day. you come off those stories after news at 6:00. >> a landmark day for a hospital. officials of the ground-breaking the new cancer center. the medical office building will radiation oncology floor on the bottom the fourth hospital to radiation therapy. >> it looks like a lot of people of d.c. thisut summer. more moving vans drove then of the sea than any of the city this summer. chicago was the second and most city in the se
to track down those killers. libyan government promised cooperation and the fbi is involved as well. >> okay, martha. thank you. i know you'll continue reporting the story. as you know, american officials moving right now to protect the more than 9,000 men and women in the u.s. foreign service. so many of them braving dangers abroad. the names of their fallen comrades will be etched on a wall at the state department and today president obama paid his respets there and secretary clinton spoke with fierce passion about their service. tonight abc's jon karl h more about those who died. >> reporter: war was still raging when he first arrived in libya last year. ambassador chris stevens fully embraced one of the most dangerous diplomatic missions in the world. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: john mccain was with the ambassador when libya celebrated the first free elections. >> chris stevens was one of the finest men i've known in my life. >> rep
to justice. and abc news has learned that officials from the fbi which is leading the investigation in benghazi have not even gotten to benghazi more than 16 days after the attack because of security concerns. now officials worry by the time they do get to the site it will have been picked clean. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in new york for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one-on-one during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. he warned it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying, netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having e
daughter allison. the fbi and cohorts think he got the $10 million in the heist gone bad. the scene you are about to see, he find out his ex-partner played by crazed josh lucas. he find out josh lucas, kidnapped his daughter. demanding ran some. >> there is no cash. i had a feeling you would say that. >> i burn it just before holland got to me. >> no? stop it. >> it's true. >> what's taking so long? >> hold on. >> wait, a minute. who, that voice, who was that? >> yes, that's his daughter. basically, nicholas cage has one day to uncover the $10 million he never stole in the heist to begin with. don't have any reviews really except for one from npr, they said what's been, what's been taken is mostly the plot. rated r though. looks kind of interesting. you be the judge. >> the guy looks like an excellent bad guy. all right, "resident evil" retribution, 3 d franchise, starring the former super model, in a post apocalypse drama. borrow the interview. the plot, killing zombies. six of these. something very right or something wrong. in her word, says the most complex script ever for resident e
to know that there's an fbi investigation that has begun and it will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certainty what transpired. but our current assessment, is that in fact what began as a spontaneous not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this video that was disseminated. we believe that folks in benghazi, a small number of people came to the consulate to replicate this sort of challenge that was posed in cairo and then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists that came with heavier weapons, weapons as you know that, in the wake of the revolution in libya, are quite common and accessible. then it evolved from there. we'll wait to see exactly what the investigation finally confirms. but that's the best information that we have at present. >> why was there such a security breakdown, why wasn't there better security at the compound in benghazi? why weren't there u.s. marines in tripoli? >> first of all, we had substan
with a fake bomb as part of an fbi sting. prosecutors claim he told an undercover agent he wanted to mount an attack because the u.s. was at war with islam and muslims. >>> also from chicago, new evidence the anger that pilots are expressing against american airlines. they called this their informational picketing at o'hare airport. facing labor unrest, in flight cancellations and scheduling problems. as jim avila reports, things are so tense, couple flight attendants got personal in front of the passengers. >> reporter: more american airlines delays but noth like four hours passengers suffered through when flight attendants are gaud about a cell phone. one taking to the pa and ordering all cell phones off saying according to reports, including the other flight attendant. the dispute forced the captain to turn back from the jfk run way and change crews. american's fight is all labor related, delaying nearly 40% of theairline's flights. most forced late or canceled by an unprecedented and very significant increase in maintenance issues. abc news learned the faa is concerned enough to steppe
. >>> the fbi is looking into the police killing of an unarmed wheelchair-bound amputee in houston. the police officer who fired the fatal shot says he was cornered by the wheelchair and feared his partner was threatened. it turned out the dead man was holding only a ballpoint pen. civil rights groups says it is just another example of excessive force. >> this man wants us to believe that a man in a wheelchair with a writing pen in his hand was such a threat that you felt deadly force was necessary. >> the victim apparently suffered from mental health issues and had become agitated and angry before police were called. >>> a former university of alabama professor who admitted she gunned down three colleagues faces life in prison. amy bishop pled guilty, being spared the death penalty, she pled guilty and was. bishop did not speak in court. her attorneys say she was sorry for the victims and families. still, she could face a trial in massachusetts charged in the 1986 killing of her 18-year-old brother. >>> it looked like high tide at a north florida beach in more ways than one. bales of marijuan
, as the fbi and other agencies try to figure out who carried out the malicious attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> i want to assure you, we will bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: the attack was complex and preplanned. likely, for the anniversary of september 11th. it was around 10:00 at night in libya. 20 heavily armed attackers began firing at the libyan security guards, protecting the american consulate, before setting the main building ablaze. inside, ambassador stevens and several others were trapped between the flames and the gunfire. stevens became separated from the others by the heavy, black smoke, while trying to exit the building. it was nearly a five-hour gun battle. additional security eventually regained some control, while employees escaped. but the buildings are now abandoned. it was also nearly 12 hours before ambassador stevens' body was returned by local libyans, who carried him to a hospital in an effort to save him. a contingent of some 50 u.s. marines is now at the embassy in tripoli this morning. every u.s. mission around
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